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Mayborn Museum Complex

1300 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76706-1716
+1 254-710-1110
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Spend the day out of the heat

We love the Mayborne Museum. My kids are 2 and 8 months and this Museum offers plenty of excitement... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Ava W
Corpus Christi, Texas
via mobile
The perfect play stop for kids!

This museum has wonderful exhibits for kids of all ages, You have dinosaur and mammoth bones... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Hewitt, Texas
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1300 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76706-1716
+1 254-710-1110
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We love the Mayborne Museum. My kids are 2 and 8 months and this Museum offers plenty of excitement for a full day. As a former Baylor student ( many years ago ) I loved this Museum- It is educational and fun. As a mom,...More

Thank Ava W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This museum has wonderful exhibits for kids of all ages, You have dinosaur and mammoth bones, nature exhibits. A huge play town for little kids, I believe it is 5 and under. They just recently updated this area and my three year old played there...More

Thank EjamerzZ
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I took my two seven year old grandkids. The museum is a perfect blend of artifacts and hands on. We LOVED the mammoth exhibit with the glass floor. The kids had a blast in the special race car exhibit downstairs and had so much fun...More

Thank catherineh442
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We visited with our 9 and 2 year old children. We have struggled to find activities that they both enjoy together, and this was just amazing. My husband and I enjoyed it every bit as much. The Discovery Rooms were hands on, appropriate for all...More

Thank RebeccaMinn
Reviewed 12 August 2017

There are touring event's that may be of interest . A large kid friendly area and of course the fossils / artifacts exhibit .Docents are Baylor Students and represent the College well. Bravo !

Thank glkincade
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Cousins galore invaded the museum — 8 in all — ranging in age from 3 to 22. They all thoroughly enjoyed the many different exhibits. The natural history focusing on the region around Waco, and the collections of the former Mayor were particularly interesting. They...More

Thank GlobetrottingFamily5
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

My kids love coming here. Their little minds are constantly stimulated with all the exhibits. The play areas do their job of wearing them out physically. I wish more cities had something like this. PS: first Sunday of the month is FREE ADMISSION

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I visit the Mayborn Museum fairly often. The most recent visit was again disappointing. The three rooms we frequent two of them were closed. The water/bubble room. We went straight there as it fills up fast and it was blocked off. I was told they...More

Thank WolfieT
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is a cute little museum for anyone near or traveling through Waco. Plenty of things to see and do for all ages - giant fossils, local animals (stuffed and live), exhibits on light, magnets, music/sound, machines, pioneer living - all kinds of stuff. We...More

Thank Papillondechant
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Oh My Gosh I Loved it. I could not talk about every room because there was at least 15 rooms. It is fun for younger kids and older kids. Prices are not bad for so many rooms for children to create and learn in a...More

Thank Magicalunicorn2017
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21 June 2016|
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Response from porter_osborne | Reviewed this property |
5-10 bucks per person... Also check into the family membership. Possibly a cheaper solution if you think you will visit more than once.
12 September 2015|
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Response from TYRIKA G | Reviewed this property |
this museum is for ages 1 to 8 and it's not crowded at all. very quiet.
Jessica L
26 March 2015|
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Response from Beverly M | Reviewed this property |
No meals offered at the museum.